How are leaders able to differentiate between important information and background noise? It’s all about focus, says John Mason, who believes we can learn much from pilots on how to steer through stressful times.
By investing in work relationships early and often, leaders create credit that can be drawn on in times when it’s most needed, says John Mason, who provides advice on how to build those relationships.
Companies spend millions of dollars trying to understand what they need to do to keep employees engaged, when what they really should be focused on are building relationships between leaders and their staff, says John Mason.
CIOs and other health IT leaders shouldn’t just be thinking about how to bring systems back online after a disaster, but also how to help the business recover and get back in operation, says John Mason.
The ability to make connections is a key leadership skill – but it doesn’t come naturally to everyone, says John Mason, who talks about how to practice and develop these skills.